FINLAND PROMOTION BOARD THEME CALENDAR 2022

FOCUSING OUR MESSAGES

The annual Finland Promotion Board Theme Calendar showcases Finland’s key strengths, highlights the year’s main themes and helps us find a common tone for our messages about Finland.

The calendar also lists Finnish and international events and important dates.

Finland’s key strengths are: Education and Know-how; Nature and Sustainable Development; and Functionality and Wellbeing.

The main themes for 2022 are: Climate solutions, Nature Relationship, Equality, Good Governance, Digital Innovation and Future Skills.

HIGHLIGHTS

Finland is a nation of problem solvers. From digital innovation to future skills in education, research and business, Finns are always looking for new ways to add to the quality of everyday life. Our good governance and strong emphasis on equality ensure that everyone is included in this pursuit.

The Finnish people’s resilience and happiness, even in extraordinary times and difficult circumstances, is rooted in this tendency to trust each other and come together to find solutions that help everyone. Finland’s response to COVID-19 is an example of this.

Now Finland has focused its resources and know-how to producing world-changing climate solutions. Our long-standing experience in sustainability stems from our strong nature relationship. We are eager to share our ideas and solutions with others to tackle common challenges. It’s time to build a better future for everyone through scaling up innovation, and global co-creation.

EVENT CALENDAR 2022

JANUARY

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Game Industry Expats


INTERNATIONAL

24. International Day of Education


FINLAND

23. County Elections

28.-29. Educa Fair of Teaching and
Education

31.1.-6.2. Helsinki Documentary Film Festival

FEBRUARY

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Active Winter


INTERNATIONAL

4.-20. Winter Olympics, Beijing

6. Sámi National Day

11. International Day of Women
and Girls in Science

11. European 112 Day

21. International Mother Language
Day


FINLAND

3. Alvar and Aino Aalto day, Day of Finnish Architecture and Design

5. Runeberg Day

28. Kalevala Day, Finnish Culture
Day

APRIL

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Environmental Education


INTERNATIONAL

7. World Health Day

22. Earth Day


FINLAND

6.-10. Tampere Biennale

9. Mikael Agricola Day,  Finnish Language Day

JUNE

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Smart Cities


INTERNATIONAL

Davos Dialogues, The World Economic Forum

5. World Enviroment Day

8. World Oceans Day

18. Sustainable Gastronomy Day

20. World Refugee Day


FINLAND

Finlayson Art Area

15.-19. Midnight Sun Film Festival, Sodankylä

15.-21. Kuopio Dance Festival

24. Midsummer Day, Day of the Finnish Flag

JULY

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Work-life Balance


FINLAND

3.-9. Helsinki Cup Football Tournament

Bättre Folk Festival, Hailuoto

8.-16. Pori Jazz Festival

11.-15. SuomiAreena Public Debate Forum, Pori

27.-30. Maritime Festival, Kotka

AUGUST

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Educating Educators


INTERNATIONAL

9. International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

12. International Youth Day


FINLAND

1.-7. Tampere Theatre Festival

9. Tove Jansson and Finnish Art Day

19.8. Night of the Arts, Helsinki

Helsinki Festival

28. Finnish Nature Day

Espoo Cinè International Film Festival, Espoo

NOVEMBER

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Digital Innovations


INTERNATIONAL

16. International Day for Tolerance

20. Children’s Day

21.11.-18.12. FIFA World Cup, Qatar


FINLAND

6. Finnish Swedish Heritage Day

Slush, Helsinki

Helsinki Education Week

DECEMBER

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

Advent Calendar


INTERNATIONAL

3. International Day of Persons with Disabilites

9. International Anti-Corruption Day

10. Human Rights Day


FINLAND

6. Independence Day of Finland

8. Jean Sibelius Day, Day of Finnish Music

24. Santa Claus embarks on his annual journey from his home in Finnish Lapland

Front page of FPB Theme Calendar 2022

Theme Calendar 2022

The annual Finland Promotion Board Theme Calendar showcases Finland’s key strengths, highlights the year’s main themes and helps us find a common tone for our messages about Finland.

The calendar also lists Finnish and international events and important dates.

Finland is known for embracing demanding challenges; when the situation looks impossible, we are at our best. In Finland, everyday life is the best in the world. Finland is an open, inventive, caring and well-functioning society, where competitiveness is built on high proficiency, sustainable development, open-mindedness and collaboration. Finland engages in international dialogue and seeks solutions through cooperation.